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# Wind turbines capacity factor

The capacity factor for 2012 was 0.227 [1] (assuming a constant installation rate for the power installed during 2012). This value is lower than the average capacity factor for wind turbines, which worldwide is 0.26 and it is expected to reach 0.31 [2] by 2050, thus we have used lower values for 2035 and 2050.